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MISSION: CATCH supports pediatricians to collaborate within their communities so that all children have access to needed health services and a medical home.

COMMUNITY PEDIATRICS AWARDS AND POSTER DISPLAY

Join CATCH and the Council on Community Pediatrics at the 2014 AAP National Conference and Exhibition in San Diego, California for a celebration of outstanding community pediatricians and community health initiatives.

Saturday, October 11, 2014 5:30 - 7:00 PM
Marriott Hotel, Hall 4

The event will include:

  • Presentation of the F. Edwards Rushton CATCH Award
    and the 2014 Annual COCP Awards
  • Poster display session featuring successful community health programs and projects
  • Light refreshments  and networking


NEW CHAPTER CATCH FACILITATORS

Kentucky: Julia Richerson, MD, FAAP
Louisiana: Stephen Sanches, MD, FAAP
Maryland: Erin Giudice, MD, FAAP
Michigan: Barbara Oettgen, MD, FAAP
New Jersey: Naveen Mehrotra, MD, MPH, FAAP
New York Chapter 1: Robert Dracker, MD, FAAP
Uniformed Services East: Kwabena Blankson, MD, FAAP

CATCH facilitators promote community pediatrics and support pediatricians who engage with their community to improve child health by helping them with CATCH grant proposal development and project implementation. Each AAP Chapter has at least one Chapter CATCH Facilitator, and each District has a District CATCH Facilitator and a Resident CATCH Liaison. Additionally, two National Resident CATCH Liaisons are selected by the Section on Medical Students, Residents and Fellowship Trainees.

THE INFLUENCE OF CATCH ON COMMUNITY PEDIATRICS
In its 20 year history CATCH has made an impact in communities around the country. Read about how it has influenced community pediatrics in this recently published Pediatrics article.

 


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Rx FOR HEALTHIER CHILDREN
A 2001 CATCH Resident Grant is still going strong. NPR recently featured Dr. Robert Zarr's prescription to help kids get more active.


LIGHTS, CAMERA, CATCH

Alejandro Clavier Watch this video featuring Dr. Alejandro Clavier's CATCH project and learn about what it takes to do community work.




 

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